Sports Massage

Contrary to its name, sports massage is not only utilised by professional sportspeople or people that exercise heavily. It is of benefit to anyone that exercises, even if it is only mild exercise such as regular walking.

BENEFITS

Sports massage can treat a variety of ailments and injuries that may occur as a result of exercise. It also has other benefits that allow you to train or exercise more efficiently.

  • draining away fatigue

  • relieving swelling

  • reducing muscle tension

  • promoting flexibility

  • relieving pain

  • preventing injuries

  • increasing blood circulation and lymph flow

  • treating injuries

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CONDITIONS

Common conditions that we treat with Sports Massage are

 

  • Sprains & Strains,

  • Plantar Fasciitis,

  • Shin Splints,

  • Corked Thighs

  • Patelofemoral Pain,

  • Tennis Elbow etc.

MODALITIES

A Sports Massage may include a variety of techniques depending on your needs.
Modalities include.
Deep Tissue Massage, Myofascial release, Strapping & Taping, Joint Mobilizations, Heat therapies, Stretching,  Thermotherapies, Corrective Exercise & Trigger Point Therapy 

WHAT TO EXPECT

Your initial consultation will take one hour and consist of some physical assessment to help establish the cause of your pain and any underlying issues.
We recommend bringing some running shorts to your appointment as we may prescribe some exercises to help you manage the condition.

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